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Director Of Planning And Development at Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO)

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre
  • Salary: 00

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons of Malawi origin to fill the following Executive Management Vacant position tenable in the Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) at Head Office in Blantyre.

THE ORGANIZATION

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is a limited liability company incorporated under the Companies Act (Cap.46:03) of the Laws of Malawi on 7th September 2016.

The company is wholly owned by the Government of Malawi and was established with the mandate of generating electricity in Malawi. The Company started its operations on 1 January 2017.

To fulfill its mandate effectively and efficiently, the company now invites suitably qualified experienced dynamic individuals to fill the following challenging and exciting positions as follows:

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (GRADE EG2) on a fixed term contract.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The position exits to lead all activities relating to power generation and other related projects identification and implementation through project management with a view of transforming the strategic plan into completed asset in accordance with approved designs at the least cost in the shortest time to the highest quality.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

  • A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and a Master’s Degree in either Engineering/ Strategy, Economics or Administration obtained from a National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) recognized reputable learning institution.
  • Should be a registered member of Malawi Engineering Institute or any recognized international engineering body. (Optional)
  • Must have Ten (10) years post-graduation experience of which 5 years should be at Senior Management level.
  • Should be mature with demonstrable ability to work as a team leader,
  • Have good leadership and team building skills.
  • Be decisive, self-motivated, assertive and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Be strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills,
  • A team player and results oriented with extensive knowledge of corporate strategy, project development and management skills,
  • Proficiency in MS office
  • Applicants with experience in the Power Generation industry will have an added advantage.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Reporting to Chief Executive Officer, the job holder will among other responsibilities responsible for:

  1. Directing and guiding the Planning & Development Division in the preparation of inputs to EGENCO’s Strategic and Business Plan and ensuring the submissions address the requirements of EGENCO’s Mission and Objectives.
  2. Representing the Planning & Development Division in EGENCO’s Strategic Planning process and formulating strategy to meet the Planning and Projects Development objectives at the beginning of the year.
  3. Setting Divisional business objectives and performance targets to achieve the set objectives.
  4. Reviewing the plan bi-annually in line with the business trend.
  5. Recommending change of the budget if there are significant changes in circumstances and if targets are unsustainable or untenable.
  6. Ensuring that action plans for each department of the Planning & Development Division are derived from EGENCO’s Business Plan, the materials resources, and, in liaison with other Divisional Heads, human and financial resources are available in short and long term for smooth implementation of such plans.
  7. Ensuring timely preparation of Revenue and Capital Budgets to facilitate translation of the requirements in the Business Plans into action.
  8. Continually monitoring progress for each department within the division and taking corrective action or introducing adjustments or alternatives to strategy implementation as dictated by available resources.
  9. Guiding the Planning & Development Division in Policy and efficiency in line with EGENCO’s set goals.
  10. Guiding and overseeing the overall Division’s function in line with the EGENCO’s set goals.
  11. Formulating the power system planning procedures/criteria, guided by the Power System Master Plan and incorporating new standards in the old planning to ensure that the best practice guidelines are followed for system planning, development and implementation.
  12. Carrying out any other assignments and duties as the Chief Executive Officer or the Board may direct from time to time.

Method of Application:

Application letters with comprehensive CV and three names and addresses of traceable referees and photocopies of relevant certificates and National Identity, should be sent to the following address or hand delivered not later than 15 July 2024 addressed to:-

The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations
PO Box 30061
Capital City Lilongwe 3
Capitol Hill

EGENCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Applications must be clearly marked with the position one is applying for. For example; ‘Application for the Position of Chief Executive Officer for Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited.”

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged and invited for interviews at short notice.